Category: World

Snow, ice hit parts of UK

London: Snowfalls and icy conditions have swept across the UK, with weather warnings in place for large parts of the…

I want him to declare emergency: Eric Trump on father

Washington: US President Donald Trump's son, Eric Trump, has said that he wants his father to declare an emergency to…

US Congressmen target Trump, introduce bill to ‘rebuild people’s faith in the government’

Washington: A group of US Congressmen has introduced the Restoring the Public Trust Act, that among other things seeks to…

Venezuela: Military defectors ask US for weapons

Caracas: Venezuelan military defectors have called on the US administration, led by Donald Trump, to support them with weapons to…

Brexit: British MPs back May’s bid to change deal

London: British MPs have backed seeking "alternative arrangements" to replace the Irish backstop in Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan.…

Israel blocks Iran cyber-attacks ‘daily’: Netanyahu

Tel Aviv: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused arch-foe Iran of regularly launching cyber-attacks on Israel that the Jewish…

Vladimir Putin’s envoy in Pakistan to discuss Afghan peace process

Asia: Russia's special envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday to discuss the Afghan peace process, in…

Referendum paves way for autonomy to Muslim predominant area of southern Philippines

Manila: Muslim-dominated parts of Mindanao will get greater autonomy after the plan to create it a self-administered area was backed…

Nepal’s former crown prince Paras suffers 3rd cardiac arrest

Kathmandu: Nepal’s former crown prince Paras Shah suffered a third cardiac arrest on Monday afternoon. The former prince was taken…

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan oil company to block Maduro’s finances

Washington: The United States on Monday imposed sanctions against Venezuela's state-owned oil company PDVSA in a bid to cut off…

Probe on Russian meddling close to completion

Washington: Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker on Monday revealed that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the alleged Russian…

Tanzania: 10 children kidnapped in December found dead, body parts missing

Dodoma: Ten children who were kidnapped in December were found dead with mutilated body parts on Monday. Tanzania's deputy health…

USA: 2 suspects dead in Houston shooting

Houston: Local authorities have revealed that two suspects have died, while five police officers are wounded due to the exchange…

Michael Cohen to testify before House Intelligence Committee on Feb 8

Washington: United States President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen will testify before the House Intelligence Committee behind closed…

Communism tints red the Land of the Long White Cloud

Christchurch: New Zealand, Aotearoa or the Land of the Long White Cloud deep in the South Pacific, is one country…

After losing swim event, Malaysia PM brands Israel ‘criminal state’

Kuala Lumpur: Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has branded Israel a "criminal state", hitting back at a decision to strip Malaysia…

Snow wallops US Midwest as it braces for extreme cold

Chicago: The US Midwest dug out Monday from a snowstorm that closed schools and businesses, as millions braced for dangerous…

Trump agrees to deliver State of the Union on Feb 5

Washington: US President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to deliver the State of the…

Suu Kyi seeks investment for Myanmar, ignores Rohingya crisis

Yangon: Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday reaffirmed her country's commitment to undertake political and economic reforms…

Theresa May urged to secure Brexit concessions

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May was being urged by members of her Conservative Party on Monday to secure changes…